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Lutjanus agennes Bleeker, 1863

African red snapper
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Lutjaninae
Etymology: Lutjanus: Malay, ikan lutjan, name of a fish.  More on author: Bleeker.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino; salmastro associati a barriera corallina.   Tropical; 13°N - 20°S, 21°W - 17°E (Ref. 55)

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Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola (Ref. 10795, 57393, 81653), including Cape Verde (Ref. 10795).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 139 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 40637); common length : 50.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 55); peso massimo pubblicato: 60.0 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 10; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 13-14; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 8. Diagnosis: head pointed; gape of mouth wide (Ref. 57393). Body relatively deep; dorsal head profile straight or somewhat concave; lachrymal bone broad (Ref. 81653). Maxilla extending nearly to mid-eye level (Ref. 55, 57393, 81653). Vomerine tooth plate triangular, sometimes with a short postero-median extension (Ref. 57393, 81653). Preopercular notch and knob weak; pectoral fins of adults not reaching level of anus (Ref. 55, 81653). Scales medium-sized; 5 or 6 transverse scale rows on cheeks (Ref. 57393, 81653). Scale rows on back parallel to lateral line (Ref. 55, 57393, 81653), 4 rows below middle of spinous part of dorsal fin (Ref. 57393, 81653). Reddish brown to slightly orange on back and upper sides, grading to pink or whitish on lower sides and belly; tips of pelvic fins very dark (Ref. 55, 57393, 81653). No blue line on cheeks (Ref. 57393, 81653). Juveniles with a series of about 6 to 8 vertical rows of small white spots or narrow bars on side (Ref. 55, 57393, 81653).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit rocky bottoms and (inshore) coral reefs; also common in brackish lagoons and found in lower courses of rivers, particularly juveniles (Ref. 55, 57393, 81653). Marketed fresh.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Allen, G.R., 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 6. Snappers of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(6):208 p. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 55)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 29 March 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale; Pesce da pesca sportiva: si
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.8 - 28, mean 27.5 (based on 153 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01259 (0.00770 - 0.02059), b=2.90 (2.77 - 3.03), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Molto basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione più di 14 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (70 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.